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I know a lot of people have the "kids these days" mentality... but holy shit I might just ring someone's neck.

Sitting here in the living room, my car alarm goes off. Strange b/c there are no trees or anything over it and it is LITERALLY right outside the window. I turn it off and then go out to look at why... there is a ROCK sitting on my windshield... about the size of a small bouncy ball - and two marks on my windshield. WTF?!

I look up and there is a group of 3 kids about 30 yards away looking my way. I start to walk towards them and one rides my way on a bike (one was on a skateboard and the other was walking). I ask him if he knows anything about the rock that just hit my car. I'm not super pissed yet, but I have my suspicions. He says that "they" threw it but told him not to say anything. I thanked him and ran inside to get my sandals on (socks ftl).

By the time I got back outside the kids had started to make their way down the little alley road away from me. I start running and chase them down. I demand to know which one of the little shits throw the rock at my car... this time a bit more angry. The little one walking (probably 7, 8 yrs old maybe) shyly raises his hand and said he did it.

I continue to rant to him on how wrong that is and how stupid it was. I even went into asking if his parents have taught him anything about right or wrong. He says he doesn't know why he did it (not shocked). He does eventually say he was sorry (after I prompted him for it).. and I continue on about how he's lucky I don't call the cops and see what his parents think of the situation.

In the end, as furious as I was, I let him off pretty damn easy. Though the whole time there was some guy working on his truck or in his back yard the whole time - probably 15 feet away.

This prompted me to add the Painted Post Police, Steuben County Sheriff, and NY State Police to my phone. That shit happens again and I'm on the phone immediately.

GRRR!

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